Who Wants Ice Cream?

With summer coming to an end, lets give one last hoorah for ice cream! This is honestly one of my favorite watercolors. ...more

3 Blogging Lessons I Learned from My Failed Blogs

I have had 5 blogs -- yes, 5 -- since the 90’s. My current one is the only one that survived. But with those closed blogs, there were lessons I learned that I didn't repeat with the next site, and I am here to share a few of them. Every day I learn something new with my website and blog. ...more
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Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off” is Most Certainly Racist

I meant to write about Taylor Swift’s cultural appropriation antics this week but, honestly, more pressing matters in Ferguson demanded my attention. Yet, here I am, writing about Swift’s new video “Shake it Off” anyway. As if the the title ...more

Almond Bliss Protein Cookies


five things

^^ my new asics running shoes. i just broke them in this week. i love me some asics! ...more

Summertime Peach Cobbler

The other day, on our 17th(!) wedding anniversary, the man and I...more

Wanderlust Gallery Wall

I’m happy to report that the gallery wall in my living room is complete! As you may know, I’m on a mission to get art on the walls of my living room and office. A couple weeks ago I decided to create a large drama-filled gallery wall above my sofa in the living room ....more

Lemon Cupcakes with Blackberry Buttercream

Super soft and fluffy lemon cupcakes topped with homemade blackberry buttercream frosting. They’re easy to make – and even easier to EAT! This is one cupcake flavor duo you don’t want to miss! ...more

The Things You Don't See

See that smiling woman cuddling her kids, you don’t see her anxiety and her battle every day with post-partum depression.You don’t imagine the insecurity that business woman faces as she addresses a meeting.You can’t fathom the self-loathing of that young woman who’s fighting bulimia and can’t wait to stick her fingers down her throat.That homeless man was once a father with a regular job....more